Graduate Student Orientation

School of Engineering orientation and matriculation events for graduate students will be held live on Zoom and recorded for asynchronous viewing. More information and links to the virtual viewing options will be sent to your Tufts email address. If you have any questions, please reach out to the School of Engineering Graduate Dean's Office at

Office of Equal Opportunity Orientation
Friday, January 14

Students must attend one of the two online sessions, either 10:00 AM or 12:00 PM ET. Registration links and details have been emailed to incoming graduate students. Please contact if you have not received your registration link. 

School of Engineering TA/RA Orientation
Training will open in Canvas on Friday, January 21

All SOE students who are in a new position as a TA or RA are required to take this training. In Canvas, there are 5 modules that TA/RAs will need to view and pass to be eligible for payment. Training must be completed by Saturday, February 5 with passing grades.

An overview of the process will be held by CEEO director Merredith Portsmore on Friday, January 28 at 9:00 AM ET for anyone who has questions or comments. Contact:

School of Engineering Graduate Orientation
Friday, January 21
Registration is required in advance
12:00 - 3:00 PM ET

All SOE graduate students who are new to to their graduate program are required to attend. This event will be available live on Zoom and recorded for asynchronous viewing. Attendance is mandatory for all incoming graduate students.  Register here.

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